National Research Funding
The German Research Foundation, DFG for short, is the most important funding organization for fundamental research nationally. For this reason, our advising services have a strong focus on DFG funding programs. Apart from providing comprehensive information on these programs, we assist you with writing DFG proposals, for example by proofreading your draft proposals and providing suggestions for improvement.
Another important funding organization is the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, which supports in particular applied research projects. The Ministry seeks to promote and provide funding for the development of new research ideas and application-oriented technologies. Funding opportunities are published in regular announcements. We recommend to subscribe to our Research Funding Newsletter which keeps you abreast of new developments.
We publish guidelines for RWTH researchers and leaflets that help them complete official forms of funding organizations. These are available for download on the External Funding Portal.